Category Archives: Lifestyle

21Apr/24

How Zambian tribes celebrate their heritage

April 21, 2024 /Human interest/ — Zambia is a country rich in culture and traditions. Throughout the year, various tribes celebrate their heritage through vibrant ceremonies. Here are some of the most famous ones:

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03Apr/24

Food fraud is a growing economic and health issue – but AI and blockchain technology can help combat it

Adrian Gepp, Bangor University and Milind Tiwari, Charles Sturt University

A multi-billion pound criminal enterprise lurks amid our supermarket shelves. Food crime not only harms our wallets but threatens public health. It includes activities such as mislabelling a product, replacing a food or ingredient with another substance that is inferior, and even poisoning.

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Why is Jesus often depicted with a six-pack? The muscular messiah reflects Christian values of masculinity

Chris Greenough, Edge Hill University

Have you ever wondered why so many images depicting the crucifixion show Jesus with a very defined, slender and toned body? Either slim, but with a six-pack, or displaying muscles and brawn. While these images are hardly a reflection of what little can be surmised about the historical Jesus, they certainly reflect social and cultural ideas about masculinity and idealised notions of manhood.

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22Mar/24

Revolutionizing Sportswear With Haute Couture Concepts and Techniques, Chanel’s haute-couture director Christelle Kocher Joins Jelenew for a Curated Collection

With a common haute-couture gene and a shared pursuit and understanding of sports, the female sports brand Jelenew has signed Christelle Kocher to bring a new season of products. In addition to owning her eponymous brand, Christelle Kocher is also the current Artistic Director of CHANEL’s atelier, MAISON LEMARIÉ. Continue reading

20Mar/24

JAMESON LAUNCHES CONNECTS F.C. A CELEBRATION OF COMMUNITY THROUGH FOOTBALL

Jameson, as proud Official Partner of the English Football League (EFL), is delighted to introduce Connects FC. The initiative is designed to leverage the transformative power of football to create a community of like-minded people, spanning multiple generations. Over 25 million people across the UK, from all walks of life, have reported instances of feeling disconnected from society[1]. Jameson, a brand that has always been committed to making the world a more welcoming place, is stepping up to help unite those who aren’t feeling the love. Continue reading

18Mar/24

Keurig® Reimagines Single Serve Coffee with the Unveil of its Next-Generation Coffee and Brewer Innovation

Keurig Dr Pepper (NASDAQ: KDP) today introduced a multi-year innovation agenda for its Keurig® single serve brewing system, including a completely reimagined coffee system and a portfolio of new products and technologies designed to meet the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s coffee consumer. Continue reading

11Mar/24

‘Bengali Cockney, Black Cockney, East End Cockney, Essex Cockney, Jewish Cockney, Sylheti Cockney’: why community languages matter

Christopher Strelluf, University of Warwick

In response to a community petition, Tower Hamlets council in east London has designated Cockney as a “community language”. This recognition paves the way for the borough to actively challenge the linguistic discrimination that speakers of “non-standard” English dialects face.

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29Feb/24

The leap year is February 29, not December 32 due to a Roman calendar quirk – and fastidious medieval monks

Rebecca Stephenson, University College Dublin

Have you ever wondered why the extra day of the leap year falls on February 29, an odd date in the middle of the year, and not at the end of the year on December 32? There is a simple answer, and a slightly more complex one.

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12Feb/24

How AI could change our relationship with religion

Sreevas Sahasranamam, University of Glasgow

Science and faith are often kept in two distinct boxes that hardly ever intersect. However, I believe that as AI becomes more mainstream, it will fundamentally alter our engagement with faith and spirituality.

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10Feb/24

The rise of African prophets: the unchecked power of the leaders of Pentecostal churches

Josiah Taru, Rice University

Over the last 20 years there’s been an unprecedented increase in charismatic Pentecostal prophets – or men of God as they’re called in Pentecostal parlance. Across Africa their unchecked influence has spread into social, economic and political institutions.

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